Research Tools: Finding the Dead in Probate Records

FamilySearch came to the rescue yet again. For over a year I hunted for a particular death record. I needed a woman’s death date in order to finish a story I was writing about her. I knew a great deal … Continue reading

Famous and Infamous: New Hampshire – October 1874

CRIMES AND CASUALTIES The End hotel at Paterson, N.J. was burglarized on Saturday, night a large quantity of silver ware carried off. Capt. Richardson of Weymouth, N.S., was stabbed by John Daggett, one of his sailors, Tuesday, and died on … Continue reading

Famous and Infamous: New Hampshire – June 1885

From New Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette (Concord NH), Thursday, June 4, 1885; page 5 —————– ROCKINGHAM COUNTY Sherburne Blake of Raymond lately had a cancer removed from his face. W.W. Hunnewell enters upon his duties as postmaster of Exeter, … Continue reading